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NIO RAISES A BILLION TO BUILD TESLA BEATERS

Backed by China's second most valuable company, Tencents, electric car startup NIO pulls together more funds to keep working on its plans, which includes bringing an autonomous EV to the US by 2020.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   13-Nov-2017


FORD PARTNERS TO BUILD ELECTRIC CARS IN CHINA

Joint venture with Anhui Zotye Automobile Co. estimated at $750 million to respond to market that may see 6 million EVs annually by 2025.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   13-Nov-2017


CHINA TEST FLIES IMPROVED ELECTRIC AIRPLANE

Flight time of RX1E improved from 45 minutes to 120 minutes (2 hours), opening up wider utilization possibilities from aerial photography to tourism and extended flight training.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   13-Nov-2017


FOMM EV BUILT IN THAILAND, SOLD IN JAPAN

Four-passenger electric mini-car developed by engineers who worked on EV projects for Toyota.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   13-Nov-2017


CHOOSING THE ELECTRIC AVENUE

Report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance: Unlocking Savings, Emissions Reductions, and Community Benefits of Electric Vehicles
SOURCE: Institute for Local Self-Reliance   --   10-Oct-2017


FIRST PRODUCTION MODEL 3 ROLLS OFF ASSEMBLY LINE

Tesla assembles first production Model 3 with plans to gradually ramp up to 20,000 a month by December
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   10-Jul-2017


HENRIK FISKER DEBUTS 400 MILE RANGE EMOTION ELECTRIC CAR

Famed automotive designer hasn't given up on electric drive just yet, unveiling his next design meant to compete with his arch rival, Tesla.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   12-Jun-2017


FURION WANKLE-POWERED HYBRID STREET BIKE OUT TORQUES KTM

Furion M1 blends a 125hp (93kW) dual rotor Wankle and 55hp e-motor, delivering 180 hp of blistering torque and equivalent of 59 mpg.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   09-May-2017


JEEP "CLOUD" ELECTRIC HYBRID DESTINED FOR CHINA MARKET

The seven-passenger SUV concept reportedly will have a EV-mode range of up to 40 miles (65km).
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   26-Apr-2017


VOLVO PLANS CHINA-BUILT TESLA MODEL 3 COMPETITOR

It will have range of 250 miles and a price tag somewhere between $35-40,000.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   25-Apr-2017


GERMAN ELECTRIC "JET" VTOL STARTUP CLAIMS FIRST FLIGHT

Two-seat prototype purportedly makes first successful unmanned test flight in Germany, paving way for future "sky taxi.'
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   22-Apr-2017


PUT SOME XING IN YOUR STREET-LEGAL ELECTRIC RACER

Miss R can do zero-to-100km/h in 2 seconds thanks to 1,341hp of electric propulsion.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   21-Apr-2017


VW DEBUTS ID CROZZ ELECTRIC SUV CONCEPT, PLUS OTHERS IN CHINA

Volkswagen's ID Crozz electric car concept could have a range of more than 300 miles.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   21-Apr-2017


CUBA GASOLINE SHORTAGE POSES OPPORTUNITY FOR ELECTRIC CARS

The successful importation of the first Nissan LEAF into Havana signals the opportunity to follow up with more electric cars
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   21-Apr-2017


SOLARIMPULSE BORSCHBERG STARTS EPLANE COMPANY

Co-founder and pilot Andrea Borschberg launches company to advance the development of electrically-powered aircraft.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   21-Apr-2017


ONTARIO’S CLIMATE CHANGE ACTION PLAN FOCUSES ON ELECTRIC VEHICLES

This Canadian province recently passed measures that it hopes will accelerate the transition to more environmentally sustainable transportation.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   15-Jun-2016


RISE OF THE EV WILL TRANSFORM TRANSPORTATION

The steady spread of electric cars, now estimated at one-million globally, not only heralds the era of emission-free driving, it also portends the transformation of transportation as we've know it.
SOURCE: Navigant   --   08-Jun-2016


FRANCE'S PSA PROMISING 250 MI. RANGE ELECTRIC CARS

PSA Group that consists of Peugeot, Citroen and DS, along with China's Dongfeng are collaborating on two universal electric car platforms with 450km ranges.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   31-May-2016


JAGUAR ENTERS FORMULA-E RACING THIS FALL

Legendary Jaguar will begin racing in Formula E's third season starting the Fall of 2016.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   31-May-2016


LONDON BLACK TAXI'S TO GO PLUG-IN IN 2017

Sales of 'green bonds' seen raising $400 million to develop and manufacturer plug-in hybrid models of London's iconic black cabs.
SOURCE: EV Worldwire   --   31-May-2016


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